Upcoming Seminar late October (Tuesday Oct-23-2012)

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Shepherd Thermoforming 101 Seminar

Shepherd Thermoforming 101 Seminar

Our next free “Thermoforming 101” seminar date is fast approaching!  We will be meeting Tuesday, October 23rd at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in the The Vaughan West II conference room for the morning, followed by a Plant Tour at our facility in the afternoon (Shepherd is located just a few minutes away from the hotel, see map at the bottom of the post).

Shepherd thermoforming 101 seminar

Please RSVP or if you have any questions.  Feel free to contact Todd Shepherd (todd@shepherd.ca) at 905-459-4545 ext 232 or Brenda Silveira (bsilv@shepherd.ca) at 905-459-4545 ext 225.  Click here to sign up online.

We are looking forward to seeing you at this complimentary, no obligations event on October 23rd.


10:00 a.m.

Light refreshments and introductions


10:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Presentations by Todd Shepherd

·What are the different methods used in the plastics industry and Materials for Thermoforming.

·“What exactly is Thermoforming” a 6 minute DVD overview of Shepherd Thermoforming’s facility and processes.

·The Processes used in the Industry

A visual presentation and detailed account of the various forming and trimming machines used today along with typical post packaging applications.



·Part Design and Prototyping

A look at part or package design features such as living hinges, snap features and positive vs negative forming. Also we will review using CAD, prototype tooling and sample making.


·Production Tooling

A review of tooling options that can be used and how molds and trim dies are made


·Materials for Thermoforming

An over-view of the types of material used in Thermoforming, with a focus on sustainability options and the impact these are having on the recycling process.


·Post Thermoforming

Operations like heat sealing, RF welding and other tamper-proofing methods and update you in the plastics market and perception.

12:00 p.m.- 12:45 p.m.

Light Lunch


1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m

Tour of Shepherd’s Plant

·A guided tour of all the Engineering and Manufacturing operations performed at Shepherd’s 5 Abacus Rd. building.
Hotel information:

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites


6100 HWY 7


Hotel Front Desk: 01-905-8511510 | Hotel Fax: 01-905-8511575

Hotel Contact Information

For Reservations: 1 877 660 8550




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